Aug 03

Smoke In the House

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York County Box 46-05 was struck at 14:01 hours Thursday for a structure fire at 304 Centennial Avenue in Hanover Borough. Chief 79 and Hanover PD arrived on scene with a very light smoke condition in the residence. Engine 46-1 used an exhaust fan to clear the house of the smoke from burnt popcorn and small debris fire in the kitchen.

Aug 01

National Night Out!

This evening members from Local 2045 participated in the 2017 National Night Out events. This years event was held in the parking lot of Target Outlet store on Wilson Avenue. Members of Local 2045 showed off our fire and emergency medical apparatus from Hanover Borough and Penn Township. A great showing from our community members, local and State officials, and surrounding communities made this years event a huge success. Thank you, Penn Township Police Department, for all the hard work in setting this event up!

Jul 31

Electrical Fire In The Attic

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Firefighters from Penn Township and Hanover Fire Departments were dispatched for smoke in the attic at a private residence on Allegheny Avenue in Hanover Borough Monday. Chief 79 arrived to the odor of smoke and burning wood, but no smoke was visible. it was determined to be electrical in nature. Photos by EMS providers

Jul 27

Monster Energy Support

The Monster Energy Team truck visited Station 46, Wirt park Station to show support to our firefighters.


Jul 16

Mutual Aid Fire In New Oxford 

Captain Kemmerly and firefighter Garibay work on opening the roof of a rancher style home in New Oxford where Hanover Engine 46-1 assisted on a kitchen fire as RIT. 

911 Photography Gallery

Jul 16

Automatic Alarm Becomes Working Fire

Box alarm 083 was received via the Gamewell System in both Hanover and Penn Township Fire Stations at 04:58 hours Saturday morning. Units responded from all three stations to the IWM International facility at 500 East Middle Street in Hanover Borough. Engine 46-1 arrived with a working fire visible from the roof of the commercial structure. Captain 46-A requested the working fire assignment. The stubborn fire took several hours to completely contain.


Jul 14

Trucks Collide On Wilson Ave

Units responded to a two vehicle collision Friday evening at the intersection in front of Chilpoltle on Wislson Avenue. 

Jul 14

Firefighter Smith Retires

Firefighter Terry Smith is working his last tour as a career firefighter for Hanover Borough today. Firefighter Smith served the citizens of Hanover for thirty eight years and four months. IAFF Local 2045 wishes brother Smith a long, healthy and prosperous retirement, you earned it.

Jul 10

Water Rescue Awareness Training

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Tonight Instructor Brad Tracey from the Pennsylvania Boat & Fish Commission was training our members on Water Rescue Awareness. This is the first class in a series to better prepare our members for urban flood that may occur in our local area. 17 members from Hanover Borough and Penn Township attended along with three other members from surrounding departments.

Jul 03

Retirement Dinner

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This evening  10 members of “A” shift ate dinner together to celebrate the retirement announcement of Firefighter Terry Smith. Terry has been a member of the IAFF Local 2045 for 38 years and 4 months. His last official 24 hour shift will be July 14, 2017. Congratulation Terry from all of us and may you enjoy many years of retirement!

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